Job Details

Deputy County Counsel I / II / III / IV

Company name

Office of the Merced County Counsel

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 04,2019

Valid Through

May 20,2019

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 5253 to 11218 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Merced, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Deputy County Counsel I / II / III / IV
The candidate serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions. May act as legal advisor for County offices on involved matters. Prepares formal legislative measures, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, contracts, leases, and other legal instruments. Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before courts of origin, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies. Confers with and advise officers of County departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations. May provide lead direction and act as a legal resource to other professional staff. Assists the County Counsel, Assistant County Counsel, and Chief Deputy County Counsel as needed. License: Active membership in the State Bar of California is needed. Should preferably have 5 years of civil litigation experience.
Level II: Should have 1 year of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law.

Level III: Must have 2 years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of civil law.

Level IV: Must have 1 year of experience as a Deputy County Counsel III with Merced County, or 4 years of experience in the practice of civil law.

Additional info

Job Number: 1801128

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Merced County Counsel
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: 209-385-7682